Aug 21, 2021 04:30 PM

Weekly Must-Read: U.S. Stocks Regulator Pauses IPOs of Shell Companies Used by Chinese Firms

# Finance #

U.S. Stocks Regulator Pauses IPOs of Shell Companies Used by Chinese Firms

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler says he has asked staff to require such companies to disclose political and regulatory risk

China’s Social Security Fund Posts Highest Return in 11 Years

The fund made 15.84% on its investments last year, almost double the average of the past 20 years


# Cover Story #

What’s Next for China’s After-School Tutoring Industry?

While new rules cause upheaval, companies picking up the pieces find a range of opportunities and some promising business models

# Business #

Reg Watch 5: A Timeline of China’s Latest Regulatory Storm

Chinese policymakers have released a barrage of industry-shaking rules over the last nine months. Caixin Insight has complied a chronological list to help make sense of it all

# Tech #

EV-Maker Nio Denies Tampering With Vehicle Data After Fatal Crash

Chinese startup responds to reports that have raised concerns over the safety of its automated driving system

# Economy #

Housing Price Growth Slows Across China as Curbs Kick In

July gains in new and existing home values are smaller than in June, after authorities issue hundreds of policy steps to cool the market

# Opinion #

Fisher: What the West Misses About China’s Offshore Tech Tumult

The ‘crackdown’ hyperbole far overstates actual regulatory headwinds, and the fear-based sell-off offers an excellent entry point to these big, growth-oriented stocks

Ling Huawei: Can China’s After-School Tutoring Crackdown Stop Excessive Competition in Education?

Government should be careful when restricting the market so as to avoid unintended consequences

# China #

China Pledges to Rein In Incomes of the Wealthy and Build Common Prosperity

Nation’s top leaders seek to attain ‘common prosperity’ in addressing social inequality and unbalanced development between urban and rural areas

# World #

Analysis: Will the Taliban Make a Clean Break With Terrorists?

When the group was last in control of vast parts of Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001, a small number of extremist organizations posed a threat to China’s national security

# Gallery #

Central China Town Rebuilds After Flooding


# Weekend Long Read #

How a Caixin Photo Starts Debate on the Value of NFTs

Will nonfungible tokens solve creators’ copyright problems or end up a vehicle for piracy?

# Podcast #

Is School Out for the Private Tutoring Sector?

How can after-school tutoring businesses survive the regulatory storm?; how accountable are employers in sexual harassment cases?; and China says its embassy in Afghanistan is operating normally

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